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to the way the changing landscape of energy in america, with this low price natural gas we see a transformation from coal to natural gas. .. >> they have an overcapacity of electricity this europe, and as a result, they have a very low wholesale prices, which is good. but their residential rates and their manufacturing rates are the highest in the world because of renewable surcharges. and so what's happening over there is they're trying to make this transition too quickly, in my view, and that's what people are trying to do in america as well. but what's happening over there is that the utilities, the base load utilities have lost like $800 million in market valuation over the last 15 months or so. and so as you go to renewables and you try to, you have to place more emphasis on distribution at the local levels, there's not enough capital this in the utility industry -- in the utility industry there to meet those needs. and so they have a real conflict in europe right now. and interestingly enough, they've mothballed 30 gigawatts of plants producing electricity from natural ga
. >> the house energy and commerce subcommittee on energy and power held a hearing yesterday on the federal energy regulatory commission's role and authority. acting chairman cheryl lafleur is set to testify a long with the commission's three commissioners. this hearing lasted a little over two hours. >> i would like to call hearing to order this morning. we are going to be evaluating the role of ferc and a changing energy landscape, and i'm delighted that the commissioners at ferc are with us today. we appreciate very much you being here. i certainly initiative would like to congratulate cheryl lafleur who has been appointed the acting director of ferc, and i enjoyed our meeting yesterday, ms. lafleur, and we look forward to working with you on many issues facing our country as we adjust to this changing landscape that we all are very much involved in. i would say that i think that transcending issue that certainly encompasses everything we're talking about today does relate to the way the changing landscape of energy in america. with this low price natural gas, we see a transformation fro
to testify. as i acknowledged there is a significant change occurring on the energy landscape. the operation in america has experienced only a modest incremental change over the last decades yet in recent years the development of new technology is bringing much more rapid change to the system that can't be disruptive. i think embracing these changes will allow a much more efficient utilization of energy resources. the challenge before us is to enable the system to be more efficient through the utilization of technology and foster the development of a diverse set of competitive energy resources while at the same time and sure we have the power and reasonable rates for consumers. as a result of the technology we are experiencing a supply of natural gas and resulting gas prices at the lowest since 2002. this is changing the economics of electric generation resulting the retirement of older and less efficient units and most recently some nuclear plants. the generation being built is primarily combined gas plants, wind and solar generation. this appears likely to continue. driven by a significant
spent and political energy spent to run fiscal issues in particular. the debt ceiling standoff, government shut down. ande are obviously symbolic the whitethe lack of house and congressional ability to get together to solve problems. also, this congress will apparently go down as the least productive in history in terms of passing new legislation. john boehner said that is fine. their primary focus is on of structuring and impeding. in their own republican words, that is a big part of what they hope is their legacy. [indiscernible] host: arkansas. good morning, faye. caller: wondering about this insurance, are there other countries that forced the fed is -- citizens to buy insurance, and are all insurance companies banks? the banks bought up a lot of insurance companies before this went into effect. >> we are spending 45 minutes on the subject of affordable care act next, but scott wilson, if there's anything you want to say on that subject? >> there are other countries that have government programs that ensure their citizens -- insure their citizens. >> we have been talking ab
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with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. it's donut friday at the office. aso every friday morning they psend me out to get the goods. but what they don't know is that i'm using my citi thankyou card at the coffee shop, so i get 2 times the points. and those points add up fast. so, sure, make me the grunt. 'cause i'll be using those points to help me get to a beach in miami. and allllllll the big shots will be stuck here at the cube farm. the citi thankyou preferred card. now earn 2x the points on dining out and entertainment, with no annual fee.to apply, go to citi.com/thankyoucards [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. i have
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nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> president obama and first lady michelle obama are on their way to south africa for tomorrow's memorial for nelson mandela. they left this morning on air force one along with former president george w. bush, laura bush, and hillary clinton. bill clinton's traveling separately from rio and jimmy carter will join them in johannesburg as well. only the second time in history that the current president and three former ones are together on foreign soil. also making the trip, texas republican senator ted cruz. senate democrats were asked not to go because of their busy legislative calendar this week. on the house side, aaron schock is leading a 24-member delegation. many of those members are for the congressional black caucus. president obama will speak tomorrow at the service which you can watch right here on msn
that in a year. everything comes together, giving you a star rating. the helmets absorb energy better, lower acceleration, lowering risk. >> you have what looks like a helmet canon. what is this modelling different from the other test? >> we are going away from the single linear drop. we know every head impact has linear rotation. you have energy input. this task - the head can rotate and slide away. >> three, two, one, go. >> remember this 100 g hit? professor dumis has a 5-star helmet reducing it bias much as 50%, that's because the shell riskful. >> there are helmets that reduce your risk. like 5-star cars reduce your risk of dying in a car crash. >> as for blake lawrence, the risks of the game that he had, decision. >> our head coach said, "your concussions are happening too easily. that summer, before my junior ner at nebraska, i told myself and my family and the coaches and doctors if i had one more concussion, no matter the circumstances, i'd step away from the sport of football. it was easy to say, not do. >> looking at that peerks watching it, i -- piece, just watching it, i feel th
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and that leads to power outages. energy officials in the dallas/fort worth area say hundreds of thousands of customers were without power as of friday morning and georgia power employees left for arkansas friday to help energy crews there restore power. for people in memphis losing electricity is a top concern. >> basically just power and heat going out, but hopefully since we're downtown it won't be so bad. >> reporter: the wintery weather is blamed for at least one death. in polk county, arkansas, a tree fell on a man's camper. the national weather service pricks nasty conditions continuing through sunday -- predicts nasty conditions continuing through sunday. >>> organizers of the dallas marathon canceled sunday's race because of the weather. topper will have more about the weather heading our way on sunday in about seven minutes. >>> the weather is not so great either, but that couldn't put a damper on the national christmas tree lighting ceremony. check this out down here. that's aretha franklin live on stage even as we speak. >> see how the marine is holding the umbrella. >> can't
. giving you a star rating. the helmets absorb energy the helmets absorb energy better, lower acceleration, better, lower acceleration, lowering risk. lowering risk. >> you have what looks like a >> you have what looks like a helmet canon. helmet canon. what is this what is this modelling different modelling different from the other test? from the other test? >> we are going away from the >> we are going away from the single linear drop. single linear drop. we know every head impact has we know every head impact has linear rotation. linear rotation. you have energy input. you have energy input. this task - the head can rotate this task - the head can rotate and slide away. and slide away. >> >> three, two, one, go. three, two, one, go. >> remember this >> remember this 100 g hit? 100 g hit? professor professor dumis has dumis has a 5-star a 5-star helmet reducing it bias much as helmet reducing it bias much as 50%, that's because the 50%, that's because the shell shell riskful. riskful. >> there are helmets that reduce >> there are helmets that reduce your risk. your risk. like 5-star cars
the same man, but the same message. that's twa we have been seeing here to give uconn text. this energy from around the world. 90 different world leaders wanted to come. four u.s. presidents. all the celebrities and dignitaries are coming. not since the death of john pope ii, remember the death of a pope, 1 billion catholics, now compareing that to a man essentially a politician. it gives you a sense why nelson mandela was more than a man to so many people here in south africa but around the globe. what we are seeing is a beautiful members of loss, reference and responsibility. tuesday will see the largest gathering of world leaders in world history t. massive soccer stadium was big enough for the world cup. but the 90,000 seats will hold a fraction of the mourners coming to celebrate the man who represented the promise of south africa. leaders from at least a dozen countries will be here. united states president obama as well as two former presidents, clinton and bush, as well as their wives will be in attendance. they will be joined with the leaders of at least a dozen other countries
and energy to the person. who has been a president before. amazing what this idea, in the minds of people and for that matter, into world affairs. >> and central to the success of the process, that led to a peaceful transfer of power, was nelson mandela's insistence that there need be no losers, that all could win. >> we were not capitulating. you do not capitulate and surrender when you do the right thing. you liberrate yourself. that's what we do. it was not a cap ittual ace. >> and a man who says he was liberated quotes from a statement at his trial all those years ago. >> i have challenged the idea of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony with people. he concluded by saying it is an ideal which i hope to live for and achieve. but if needs be, it is an ideal for which i am prepared to die. having fought white domination, having fought black domination. it was that balance that enabled him to see that it is in the interests of this country that the blacks lead the whites and the whites lead the blacks. that is nelson mandela. that is his legacy. >>
of the traditional ones? >> we turned to the u.s. department of energy and they said there are many benefits to using the l.e.d.s over regular holiday lights. l.e.d.s can help save you on energy. the u.s. department of energy estimates you will save 60% on your electricity costs to light a six-foot tree over the holidays. consumer reports found l.e.d. lights run cooler and it means you can use them on plastic and glass instead of the glass bulbs. this makes them more durable and pose less of a fire risk and l.e.d. bulbs last longer. most of them will lost more than 4,000 hours. you could still be using the same bulbs in 40 years. how about that? they cost more, but it might be worth it. if you have a question you would like us to consider for ask liz, send it to us. >> wow, they will outlive just about any christmas decoration. >> yeah. nice to know they will be still lit. >> good to see you. >> thank you. >>> let's go back to the ellipse and rejoin the national tree lighting ceremony where we have renee fleming performing on stage. ♪ >>> see something, send something, that's the message virginia s
. under the reforms mexico would create a sovereign fund to manage the money generated 50 energy sector after taxes have been collected. as adam reiney reports, the energy bill is not going well with the public. >> protestors have come out in mexico city, just a day after the oil reform package was introduced in the senate. this oil reform is to make more modified the pemex, the state-run oil system. a sacred national resource. pemex was created in 1938, when the president nationalized the product. people marching on sunday say what they're most afraid of is give aways to private companies, to foreign companies, to u.s. based companies. in fact this oil reform package does create a system or would create a system of licenses to allow private companies to not only profit but also run some of the oil and gas fields in mexico. protestors focus their energy on the senate where the reform package was being debated. it's been surrounded by barricades and there is a heavy police presence. there's a clearly tense debate going on in mexico. it looks likely to pass later in the week but we'll see
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one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] share a little holiday joy with starbucks. avo: thesales event "sis back. drive" ♪ which means it's never been easier to get a new 2014 jetta. it gets an impressive 34 highway mpg and comes with no charge scheduled maintenance. and right now you can drive one home for practically just your signature. sign. then drive. get zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, and zero first month's payment on any new 2014 volkswagen. hurry, this offer ends january 2nd. visit vwdealer.com today >>> developing now, the supreme court has just finished hearing arguments on the duty of airlines to report suspicious behavior to the tsa. it could determine whether airlines should be protected from certain lawsuits. nbc news justice correspondent pete williams live outside the sup
/unquote moderate or establishment candidates isn't money, it's energy. i mean, the tea party has a lot of grass roots energy. those are the folks that will show up at the town hall meeting and yell at you. if they are mad they are going to send you letters and call your office until you go crazy. does throwing more money towards moderate candidates, does that really shift the equation? especially when tea partyers embrace the anti-establishment cred. >> i disagree a little bit that the tea party is the result of a spontaneous grass roots movement. it was fueled and created by very big money -- >> sure, they have money too. that's part of the problem, they have money and energy. >> right. and i think in order -- but money creates a fair amount of energy in our political system. and so if the money finds these moderate candidates like perhaps a governor chris christie or hillary clinton, it could energize their base and energize workers at the polls. >> i think businesses want to win and recognize the far right isn't doing a whole lot of that. sanjay, thanks for joining us, we appreciate it. >> t
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. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. hands for holding. feet, kicking. better things than the joint pain and swelling of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. if you're trying to manage your ra, now may be the time to ask about xeljanz. xeljanz (tofacitinib) is a small pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers have happened in patients taking xeljanz. don't start taking xeljanz if you have any kind of infection, unless ok with your doctor. tears in the stomach or intestines, low blood cell counts and higher liver tests and cholesterol levels have happened. your doctor should perform blood tests, including certain liver tests, before you start and while you are taki
. with a back-to-back game and a day off, sometimes it is hard to get the energy going again. >> the maryland basketball team is getting ready to leave to play ohio state. they play the 6-0 buckeyes in the big ten acc challenge. maryland is seven and two coming off their championship. played last year on the road. why do they have to be on the road again? what is the deal with going to columbus? >> [inaudible] it is funny because i was sent recording and and he says who are you planning to homeenge and we have a game. he says you're going on the road and you do not know it and 10 minutes later the phone rang and said i was going on the road. it is good for us. >> our college basketball play of the night. time running out. napier takes a desperation shot. getting it to go with no time left on the clock. conn beats florida 65-64. the wizards have won seven of their last nine games and they are 1-0. they are 500 for the first time in john wall's career. have got to be thrilled. >> we are starting to show what this team is made of. our goal is to make the playoffs. today we are situated third in
of batteries, how quickly they can take energy out and in. >> reporter: they think this electric vehicle can reach 200 miles an hour inside 10 seconds. he has fewer doubters every day . >> they go that fast but virginia and maryland state troopers will stop you on the beltway, that's for sure. >>> the only thing i can say is we've had a whacky start to meteorological winter. freezing cold, warm, and now? >> it will be well in the 60s tomorrow. sunday we could be talking ice across the region. really cold air that's coming down from canada is already in the central and northern rockies. it's going to take its time getting here. i'm concerned somewhat that sunday will be a tough day to do things outside. let's show you what's happening on our michael & son weather camera. really kind of a hazy, cloudy looking day right now. temperatures will shoot toward the mid and even upper 50s in some spots of the metro. the winds thankfully fairly light. they're calm at the moment but they'll be south, southeast in that 5 mile an hour range with more clouds than sun. however, west of town we're seeing sun
the store is reacting to the allegations tonight. >> 261 miles to the gallon. the most energy efficient car in the world and it's here in northern virginia. we have a close up look at the >>> right now fire investigators in boston are looking for the cause of an incredible blaze in a commercial building. a fleet of vehicles and several hours to conquer this. flames were leaping from the windows. it was vacant and undergoing republicnovation renovations. a brick firewall helped them accomplish it not spreading. >>> an embarrassing mistake is coming back to haunt the u.s. postal service. they depicted a replica of a statue at a casino in las vegas. the sculptor is suing for copy write infringement. they won a half million dollar settlement on similar grounds. >>> tsa screeners at the airports find all sorts of stuff when they check luggage. some items confiscated are stranger than others. for example, one bag contained a brick. that's right, a brick. agents discovered a smoke grenade in one person's luggage sown into the lining of a carry on bag. several flair guns were confiscated, pepper sp
and gas, it reinforces this issue. the country is spending less on imported energy." you can read the full story on bloomberg's website. the front page of "the pittsburgh post-gazette" -- a look at some of the victims from one year ago and a story that will likely get a lot of attention in the week ahead. this is from "the detroit free press" -- you can get more information by logging on to freep.com. next is robert from massachusetts. decline andre in the reason is because we, as a viewed -- when the world our opinion not to go to war, we would not go with our allies. we are ia country that has of thed because one world sees our moral fabric has declined, that is a decline any way. when bush stole the election world looked the --it is not a has way we go about the world. said we havellers the most disrespected presidents. how does the worldview that? it is a holy mentality. then you look at what happened in wall street, the greed that is going on. this is all that. we are meddling in too many wars. these are the kinds of declines that the country must look at. we are too divided. is theeb
cold & flu relief. ♪ where does the united states get most of its energy? is it africa? the middle east? canada? or the u.s.? the answer is... the u.s. ♪ most of america's energy comes from right here at home. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. >>> it is in america's national security interests, not just israel's national security interests or the region's national security interests, to prevent iran from getting a nuclear weapon. >> and that was the president speaking at a think tank this weekend about the deal preventing iran from advancing its nuclear program for six months. new today, iranian state television reports atomic experts representing the u.n. nuclear watchdog have begun their visit to a heavy water production plant as part of last month's deal. joining me now, political reporter for "the washington pos post", aaron blake, and chief investigative reporter for politico, vogel. aaron, what did the president reveal? what struck you the most? >> i thought it was most interesting when he said that the deal that they're working on right now has no better chance than 50/5
back its enrichment of uranium, which it uses to generate nuclear energy. the program could also build a bomb. >> we have to not constantly assume that it's not possible ke any country, to change over time. it may not be likely. you know, if you ask me what is the likelihood that we are able to arrive at the end state i was describing earlier, i want say it's more that 50/50, but we have to try. >> iran, the u.s. and five other powers will meet to discuss implementing an great on the program. hassan ni says the deal that lists sanctions has helped his country's economy. >> controversy over the latest project by artist christo. he'll spread fabric high above the arkansas river. some say it will damage the eco >> it's called "over the river", and this is the river, the arkansas in south central colorado. what christo wants to do is suspend hundreds of huge panels of silvery cloth, six miles of it, in eight sections along a 42 mile stretch of the river. his drawings show how the sunlight will filter through the fabric. christo says the best way to see it will be from underneath on the raf
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:45 eastern. a.m., marissa of the house energy and committee subcommittee on energy and power will hear from federal energy regulatory commissioners. eastern later at 10:30 on c-span three, a democratic hearing onmmittee unemployment benefits that are set to expire at the end of the month. as you walk in, there are tables in front with lots of pamphlets. prior to entering the gun show. the pamphlets are how the government is trying to take away your rights to own guns and obama is doing this and obamacare is terrible. those were the guys i wanted to talk to because they were the guys with the leaflets, the ideas. i said to them, is this your stuff? they said, who are you? pedantic -- i am an academic researcher doing research on these organizations and ideas, trying to understand these, and i study men who believe this stuff. and they looked at me suspiciously and said, sort of asked me questions. i just said, look, here is what i am. i don't get it. here is my job, i went to understand how you guys see the world. i want to understand your worldview. look, you will not convince me, and i wil
the republicans are right on the energy policy. >> what the thing about the new unemployment numbers? in -- it addsk it to the increase in our energy production. it is just going to come around and nourished the economy. it sounds good and i hope it will go down in the future. optimistic about the job market overall? take away the energy part about it. caller: yes, i am. i am hoping us liberals will start driving smaller and low maintenance automobiles. there are people driving super rules that are high maintenance. if these people would drive low maintenance cars they would have more disposable income to cover their contraceptive coverage or health care, and their pension. i am a liberal democrat that us liberals have to start doing our suffering. i don't know why it will go to a liberal fundraiser. i never see my liberal friends driving small fuel efficient cars. they are still driving the subarus, volvos, minivans, and all that. if you are producing 16 million cars, you better be producing more and more oil. we brag about the increase in house production and yet we do not want to
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and the minority aids initiative and national strategy on hiv-aids. ow is the time to recommit our energy to an aids-free generation. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from seek recognition? ms. kaptur: permission to address the house for one minute. as co-chair of the ukranian caucus, i rise today to condemn violence current currently igniting in ukraine yeah at the hands of their top official. their targets are peaceful protestors and journalists who have been harmed. shouldn't the president and the ukranian government be working to ensure a more open society rather than repressing their own citizens. shouldn't they be rebuilding citizens to freely voice concerns about the future of their country. hundreds of thousands of demonstrators. over one million people have taken to the streets out of frustration at that government's abandonment. as protests escalated, journ lifts were met with vial interest police crackdown and many were burned by tear gas. for many years now, ukranians have desired a government and country that embrace liberty, democracy and human
, energy and agriculture. eric is well deserving of this honor and we thank him for his leadership in the field of agriculture and agricultural education. thank you, mr. speaker and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. waxman, for five minutes. mr. waxman: thank you very much, mr. speaker. on february 15, a small group of democratic members of the house joined together to form the safe climate caucus. we vowed to come to the house every day to talk about the defining environmental challenge of our time, climate change. today marks the 100th day we have spoken on the house floor. the safe climate caucus is composed of representatives from across this country. we come from the west coast, the east coast, the north and the south and the midwest. we come from coastal regions, urban areas and rural communities. we represent a cross-section of america. we started the safe climate caucus because of the enormous disconnect that exists between what scientists are telling us about the
the protection granted today is intended to encouragement the development of green energy. >>> oh, the things folks will do to keep from looking their age. >> now there's a mickover called the vampire -- a makeover called the vampire face and it uses your own blood to smooth out wrinkles and help you look younger. it is a hit in hollywood evidently. >>> three, two, one. >> okay, it's not a rocket launch, no. that's president barack obama and the first family lighting our national christmas tree on our rainy friday night. this year is the 91st lighting of that tree and it stands in the president's park behind the white house, very cool stuff. >>> it may sound a little gruesome, but it is all the rage, a new less invasive beauty procedure that involves injecting your own blood into your face. apparently it's supposed to make you look younger. >> let's give it a chance here. we'll introduce you to the vampire facelift. >> vampires, parasites of the underworld. their sharp fangs piercing necks in a blood lust ritual. it's what most people think of when you say vampire. but in 2013 there's a new m
a man that spent 27 years in prison, and the day he was released, he displayed the acumen and energy to the person who has been a president the before. amazing. amazing what insight he had in the minds of people, and for that matter, into world affairs. >> and central to the success of the negotiation process that led to a peaceful transfer of power was mandela's insistence that all could win. >> we handed over power, but we were not capitulating. you do not capitulate and surrender when you do the right thing. you liberate yourself. that's what we he did. it was not a capitulation, it was liberation. >> and a man whohj÷ says he was liberated from a statement nelson mandela made during his trial all those years ago. >> i have cherished the idea of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harm knee with equal opportunities. that he concluded by saying it is an ideal which i hope to live for and achieve, but if need be, it is an ideal for which i am prepared to die having fought white domination, having fought black domination, it was that balance that enabl
in particular it's the time that's been spent and political energy spent around the fiscal issues in particular. the debt ceiling standoffs, the government shutdown. that those are obviously symbolic and highlight the lack of the white house and get essional ability to together and solve problems and so i think it will be a big part. lso, this congress apparently is going to go down -- the 113th congress as the least productive terms of passing new legislation. ouse speaker john boehner said that's fine. that their primary focus is on -- is on impeding was his word. so i think in their own epublican words, that's a big part of what they hope is their legacy. > let's go to fey now from wardcove, arkansas for our line for independence. you. morning to >> good morning. the one thing i was wondering about this insurance care or ealth care, whatever they call it, are there other countries that force the citizens to buy do, is it nd if they all american insurance companies noticed that se i the banks bought up a lot of insurance companies. just before this went into effect. > well, we're going to be
, entities, otherwise known as patent trolls here today. on november 14 the house energy and commerce committee held a hearing entitled, quote, the impact of pat interassertion entities on innovation and the economy. we heard from a variety of witness -- witness and industry including the food, hospitality, tech, all of whom had been targeted by vague, unfair, and he deceptive patent troll demand letters. that hearing revealed significant economic harm to main street businesses and the economy caused by such patent troll demand letters. these entities engage in abusive practice that is often target small businesses because they don't have the resources to fight back. the markup for the innovation act, mr. shea fits offered an amendment that resulted in a sense of congress in the bill before us today. that language says, and i quote, it's an abuse of the patent system and against public policy for a party to send out a purposely evasive demand letters to end users alleging patent infringement, end quote. as chairman of the house energy and commerce committee, subcommittee on commerce m
rolling around in their head. >> the actors say performing live on television will bring a new energy to the production. you can watch it tonight here on nbc 4 at 8:00. >> a tribute to actor paul walker goes viral. who is behind the video commemorating the fast and furious star killed in a car crash over the weekend? >>> good news for the two dozen whales stranded off the coast. the latest in the effort to herd them out of shallow waters. >>> veronica, what is the weather like now? >> right now, fine. the temperature is going to go downhill. the winter-like weekend we have coming up as we look at icy travel this weekend. starting when, ending when and >>> a tribute video for actor paul walker has got more than a million views on youtube. it was released by universal studios. it's a compilelation from the clips of "fast and furious" franchise. he died in a firy crash in california. a friend of walker's was behind the wheel and also killed. walker died from a combination of injuries resulting from the impact of the crash and explosion. universal pictures put filming on fast and furious
some moves. >> they have a lot of energy for people standing out in the rain for a couple hours now. >> what a show it has been. >> so the holidays are here. tonight, d.c. police chief cathy lanier calls the scandals rocking the department devastating. one officer charged with child investigation in a prostitution case. pat collins has new details on both cases and new reaction from the chief. >> reporter: two seventh district police officers one charged with taking naked pictures of a 15-year-old girl while he was on duty. another cop has his apartment searched after a 16-year-old girl says he tried to get her involved in prostitution. two cops two cases, hurtful to the image and confidence of the d.c. police department. >> so many police officers come to work every day and put their life on the line for absolute strangers and never give it a second thought. one action like this tarnishes all of us. it's devastating for all of us. >> reporter: the stanton road apartment case. according to documents a 16-year-old girl said a cop here took naked photos of her, gav
to temporarily roll back its enrichment offun rainium which would be used to generate nuclear energy. iran insists it's nuclear program is peaceful. >> we have to not constantly assume that it's not possible for ran, like any country, to change over time. it may not be likely. if you ask me what is the likely that we are able to arrive at the end state that i was just describing earlier, you know, i wouldn't say that it's more than 50/50. but we have to try. >> iran, the united states u.s. and five other world powers will meet this week to discuss a six-month deal to halt iran's nuclear program. the president said the deal which lifts sanctions has helped his country's economy. >>> this week on talk to al jazeera, iran's foreign minister mohammed zarif was asked if his country would attend a peace conference if invited? he is a key backer of assad. here is his response? >> we believe the syrian people have to decide this between themselves. we can only facilitate that there cannot be a military solution in syria, that there needs to be a political solution. and the ultimate political solut
, a trade bill, an energy bill, a conservation bill and even a national security bill. one out of every 12 jobs in the united states is related to agriculture. in the house version of the bill, i strongly support initiatives that help beginning farmers and ranchers start their agricultural operations. i support initiatives to promote the development of local food markets, tighten payment limitations and enact reasonable reforms to the snap program while also protecting those with food security needs. i'm hopeful that the final bill written will retain the important reforms that actually help save taxpayer money and ensure farmers receive important risk management tools. mr. speaker, a recent university of nebraska survey showed that a majority of students desire to move home to their rural hometowns given the right opportunity to provide for themselves and raise a family. in recent years, our state, through hard work, personal responsibility and responsible governance has distinguished itself as an ideal place to live and to work and to raise a family. more than any one piece of legislatio
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